February 9th, 2008

Books

Slept a little, wacky dreams of course

A daring rooftop escape to a van by way of dropping something to use as a ramp down...

Homeless waif in an Australian city being hassled by police after a helpful local told him I'd been there for five days ... or was I just there to get a haircut? There was a least one barber but no "stylist".

Some stuff about a big high school? Maybe that's just left over.

Anyway got out of here almost on time (day shift slackers) and got right in bed but did not get to sleep until well into CarTalk (New puzzler is about water pumps, 28 fl oz). Woke up again at 4PM and dozed off and on until first alarm at just before six reset it twice and actually crawled out of bed for real at a few till 7.
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    BEAT CRUSADERS - TONIGHT,TONIGHT,TONIGHT
Books

Cape Town Declaration: Open Education

This document was created at a conference in USA (ZA) in Sept 2007, has been ratified by it's signatories and put online under a soft release. It's certainly already generating some discussion in some circles, even before getting any press coverage.

Go have a look and see what you think.

http://www.capetowndeclaration.org/

Cape Town Open Education Declaration:
Unlocking the promise of open educational resources

We are on the cusp of a global revolution in teaching and learning. Educators worldwide are developing a vast pool of educational resources on the Internet, open and free for all to use. These educators are creating a world where each and every person on earth can access and contribute to the sum of all human knowledge. They are also planting the seeds of a new pedagogy where educators and learners create, shape and evolve knowledge together, deepening their skills and understanding as they go...
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